Conference Program at a Glance

The 2017 Conference and Trade Show will feature a variety of educational sessions  led by industry experts who will examine strategies for improving operational efficiency, promoting worker safety, managing terminals, and achieving regulatory compliance.

Monday, June 12

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.      



FEATURED SPEAKER
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
 Alex Epstein, Center for Industrial Progress

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.         
CONFERENCE BREAKOUT SESSIONS 
Morning:   
  

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  • Operations - Marine Terminals 
  • Business - Market Views              
  • Compliance - Environmental Issues
  • Sesiones en Español - Equipo y Technología               
 Afternoon:  
 


  • Operations - Facility Management
  • Business - Personnel Management
  • Compliance - Standards & Best Practices
  • Sesiones en Español - Aspectos de Negocio

 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.         CONFERENCE RECEPTION


Tuesday, June 13

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.      

11th ANNUAL ILTA SAFETY AWARDS PRESENTATION AND BREAKFAST
 
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CONFERENCE BREAKOUT SESSIONS 
  



  • Operations - Asset Maintenance
  • Business - General Activities
  • Compliance - Safety & Security Issues
  • Sesiones en Español - Operación de Terminales

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  



KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
A Ride Into the Wild
Chris Morgan, Motorcycle Enthusiast and Wildlife Ecologist

1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

TRADE SHOW

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
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POST-CONFERENCE TRAINING
Air Emissions - Loading Operations

5:45 p.m.
          
PRIZE GIVEAWAY DRAWING

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.            TRADE SHOW RECEPTION


Wednesday, June 14

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



POST-CONFERENCE TRAINING
Advanced Tanks - Air Emissions
Introduction to Terminals

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

TRADE SHOW

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          TRADE SHOW SYMPOSIUM           




 
  • U.S. Terminal Facility Security Compliance Update
  • Fire Protection Equipment, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance: An Overview of NFPA 25
  • Technical and Regulatory Considerations for Selecting and Purchasing Valves
  • Upgrading Infrastructure to Accommodate Terminal Automation: A Case Study

1:45 p.m. PRIZE GIVEAWAY DRAWING


Thursday, June 15

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.           


POST-CONFERENCE TRAINING 
Advanced Tanks - Air Emissions (continued)
Introduction to Terminals (continued)



All conference sessions and post-conference training courses will be held at the Marriott Marquis Houston hotel.  The trade show and symposium will take place in Exhibit Halls A and B at the George R. Brown Convention Center.